Adult Heritage Education Programs

The Boca Raton Historical Society provides educational programming for the general public both at its History Museums and out in the community. Learn more about where you live and its link to the past by participating in any of these activities. A fun experience whether on your own or as a group!

Town Hall Talks: A Lecture Series

Sponsored by Madelyn Savarick

Boca Raton History Museum 
Historic Old Town Hall, 71 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton
Free Parking

Kindly RSVP due to space limitations.
 561.395.6766 ext.101 or office@bocahistory.org for RSVP or more information.

 Eliot Kleinberg
 
Thursday, November 15, 2018
 Reception at 6:00; Lecture at 6:30pm
 
 
Florida's Amazing History and Why You Should Care

Join us for a lecture by author and Palm Beach Post reporter Eliot Kleinberg, who will present a whirlwind tour of 500 years of Florida history, capped with a strong argument that Florida's biggest challenge is encouraging its transplants to become Floridians.

Barbara Salani
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Reception at 6:00pm; Lecture at 6:30pm
Music for Life: The Salani Brothers

Join us for this unique talk by author Barbara Salani whose book details the real-life WWII adventures of her father and uncle in Nazi occupied Italy.
Members: Free
Guests: $10.

 

Hutton Wilkinson
Friday, February 1, 2019
1:00pm
Dawnridge

Join us for a book signing and talk about the new book, Dawnridge: the Beverly Hills home of famous Hollywood designer Tony Duquette. This delightful presentation will take us back to the days of Old Hollywood.
Members: Free
Guests: $10

 

Panel Discussion
T
hursday, February 21, 2019
Reception at 6:00pm; Lecture at 6:30pm
Boca Raton CRA and Downtown Redevelopment

Travel back to the 1980s in this panel discussion about the birth of the Community Redevelopment Agency and the origins of our modern downtown.
Members: Free
Guests: $10.

Community Presentations 


Presentations on the history of Boca Raton are available to groups, organizations, and businesses for a nominal fee. The history talks include historic photographs from the BRHS&M archives. Currently, the BRHS&M offers four  Boca Raton history topics (shown below). For more information, contact the Education Department at 561.395.6766  ext.107 or education@bocahistory.org.  


Our First Fifty Years


Boca Raton Early Pioneers


Boca Raton &
Addison Mizner 

Boca Raton Army Air Field
       

History Tours


The Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum offers history tours to the community's residents and its visitors alike. These Heritage Educational  Tours are conducted by the Boca Raton Historical Society volunteers. The various tours include the Boca Express Train Museum, the Boca Raton Resort & Club, the City of Boca Raton, and Boca Raton History Museum. The Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum also offer these two virtual tours of old Town Hall. Check out these two virtual tours of old Town Hall: Google Maps .

 

BOCA RATON HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM
71 North Federal Highway|Boca Raton, Florida 33432
P: 561.395.6766 F: 561.395.4049|Monday - Friday 10:00am - 4:00pm
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